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Podcast episode: The Floating Vote

While these base votes are more or less guaranteed, says Senaratne, the remaining 17% floating may decide the outcome of the election.

Sajith outlines policy objectives in online Q&A

In a live Q&A session streamed on Twitter and Facebook this afternoon, United National Party (UNP) presidential hopeful Sajith Premadasa outlined his policy objectives for a future government under his leadership.

President denies prior knowledge of Easter attack

The Security Council had to be reconstituted and meet every two weeks following media leaks on its sittings, President Maithripala Sirisena tweeted today (30).

President seeks Chinese assistance in social media monitoring?

President Maithripala Sirisena has reportedly sought Chinese assistance in locating individuals who propagate misinformation on social networking sites.

Reuters journalist arrested for trespassing in Negombo

Katana police has arrested a Reuters journalist who attempted to enter the premises of a school in Negombo without permission yesterday (02), police said.